2019 Luminary Award Recipient
The World Affairs Council is thrilled to announce Stanley Black & Decker will receive the 2019 Luminary Award. President & CEO Jim Loree will be accepting the Luminary Award on behalf of Stanley Black & Decker. We are proud to honor Stanley Black & Decker, a global leader anchored in Connecticut. Stanley Black & Decker provides the ideas and tools for those who make the world™.
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About the Luminary Award
The annual Luminary Award is the signature event of the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. It honors one or more individuals or an organization from Connecticut that has profoundly influenced global affairs, with a strong emphasis on achieving the overall betterment of the world.
Luminary Award History
2004 – Harry Jack Gray, former Chairman of UTC –keynote The Honorable Alexander Haig
2005 – University of CT UNESCO Chair, keynote — keynote President Mary Robinson
2006 – Save the Children, keynote — keynote Cokie Roberts
2007 – Connecticut’s Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans — keynote General Eric Shinseki
2008 – ESPN International in recognition of their role in global sports diplomacy — keynote Chris Berman
2010 – Former Secretary of State, Dr. Henry Kissinger
2011 – Association of Hole in the Wall Camps
2012 – Nobel Peace Prize Committee
2013 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation—A leading global innovator
2014 – AmeriCares — keynote Ambassador Robert Ford
2015 – Peter G. Kelly, Esq. — keynote Senator Mark Warner of Virginia
2016 – Aerospace Components Manufacturers — keynote Colonel Mark Tillman
2017 – United Technologies (UTC) — keynote Dr. Robert Ballard
2018 – Yale Cancer Center
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